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Réamhaisnéis limistear na farraige

Forecast valid from: 12:00, Thursday 27 January 2022 until 12:00, Friday 28 January 2022

Small Craft Warning

Northwest winds will occasionally reach force 6 at times this afternoon on coasts from Fair Head to Belfast Lough to Strangford Lough.

Gale Warning

Nil

Meteorological Situation at 09:00 UTC

A ridge extends over Ireland, from an area of high pressure of 1037 hPa centred in the Atlantic to the south of Ireland.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Slyne Head to Rossan Point

Wind: North or northwest force 3 or 4, decreasing force 3 or less imminent. Soon backing southwest and increasing force 3 or 4. Later increasing force 5 or 6 and occasionally gusty.

Weather: Mostly fair to cloudy. Outbreaks of patchy light rain and drizzle later. Some mist and fog too.

Visibility: Mostly good. Decreasing moderate or poor in rain, drizzle, mist and fog.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Rossan Point to Fair Head to Carnsore Point and for the Irish Sea.

Wind: Northwest force 4 or 5, force 6 at times this afternoon in the northeast. Soon decreasing westerly force 3 or 4. Later backing southwest and increasing force 5 or 6 and occasionally gusty and touching force 7 at times in the northwest.

Weather: Mostly fair to cloudy. Outbreaks of patchy light rain and drizzle towards the end of the period. Isolated mist and fog too, mainly in the northwest.

Visibility: Mostly good. Decreasing moderate or poor in rain, drizzle, mist and fog towards the end of the period.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Roches Point to Valentia

Wind: North or northwest force 3 or 4, decreasing variable force 3 or less imminent. Later becoming southwest force 5 or 6 and gusty.

Weather: Mostly fair to cloudy. Outbreaks of patchy light rain and drizzle later. Some mist and fog too.

Visibility: Mostly good. Decreasing moderate or poor in rain, drizzle, mist and fog.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 12:00, Saturday 29 January 2022

Strong to near gale force southwest to west winds, reaching gale force at times in the west and northwest, later veering northwesterly in most areas, still southwest to west in southern areas. Weather: Cloudy with outbreaks of light rain and drizzle, starting cloudy to fair from the northwest towards the end of the period.

Forecast issued at: 12:00, Thursday 27 January 2022

All times are local unless specified

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